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CIH conference 2015

Teams from across Places for People were on hand throughout the conference to talk about the products and services we are offering to help create and manage inspirational places.

Our conference highlights

We've compiled a selection of highlights from our 3 days at the CIH housing conference.

Who we had there

Our services on the stand included:

Procurement Hub

Save time and money, whilst benefitting from our buying power and supply chains, to deliver high-quality OJEU-compliant services that are tailored to your needs and create social value.


Improve your housing management performance and profitability with our innovative neighbourhood management approach.

PRS portfolio management

Our specialist PRS management company, Touchstone, can manage your private rented property portfolio or provide a consultancy service to enable you to maximise your returns on an existing or potential portfolio.  


Manage complaints effectively and deliver business improvements through a complaints management system developed by housing experts.

E-Learning Network

A cost-effective solution to deliver specialist housing training to your employees and support personal development.


Talks and seminars

We took part in several seminars and speaker slots throughout the conference, including:

Wednesday 24th at 2pm - Charter 2
Touchstone Chief Executive Tim Saunders joined a think tank examining: "How can Local Authorities deliver more homes for rent?" 

Thursday 25th at 9.45am - Exchange Auditorium
Places for People Chief Executive David Cowans joined a panel of experts to discuss: "What do we want for housing?"

Thursday 25th at 11.30am - The Treehouse
A workshop lead by David Cowans for the rising stars of housing, as part of the CIH fringe schedule.

Thursday 25th at 10am - Exchange 9
Debi Marriott-Lavery, Managing Director of Places for People Individual Support, discussed the challenge of " Integrating health, housing and wellbeing".